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DARPA developing memory-restoring neural prosthesis

An implantable brain chip currently in development could help wounded veterans recover memory function after traumatic brain injuries.

By Jul. 9, 2014

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Bots beat humans probing brain's neural activity

A robotic arm guided by a cell-detecting algorithm could enable scientists to classify thousands of cell types in the brain and learn how diseased ones differ from normal ones.

By May. 7, 2012

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Researchers build DNA neural network that thinks

Caltech scientists say they have built a rudimentary DNA "brain" that can answer questions, albeit under very limited terms.

By Jul. 28, 2011

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Scientists try to create lab-grown brain

In a significant step up from lab-grown kidneys and livers, scientists are now trying to bioengineer brains.

By Dec. 12, 2013

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Baffle yourself with the best optical illusions of the year

The winners of the Best Illusion of the Year contest have been crowned, so go ahead and enjoy the confusion.

By May. 20, 2014

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Nvidia's graphics brawn powers supercomputing brains

The company's graphics chips are finding a foothold in neural networks, a biology-inspired form of computing that is moving from research to commercial tasks like Google's photo recognition.

By Jun. 18, 2013

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Failed stem cell treatment causes nasal growth on woman's spine

A woman who received stem cell treatment for paralysis needed a growth of nasal tissue removed from her spine eight years later.

By Jul. 15, 2014

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Supercomputer runs longest simulation of brain activity to date

One of the world's most powerful supercomputers has finally done what had seemed impossible: successfully modelled brain activity.

By Jan. 14, 2014

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Why 'outdated' Turing test is no longer the gold standard of AI

A chatbot pretending to be a 13-year-old boy recently passed the famous artificial intelligence test, its creators claim. But does Turing's test really tell us anything about AI?

By Jun. 10, 2014